Splendid Hotel La Torre

Via Piano Gallo, 11, Palermo, Sicily, 90151, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Palermo Street Food Tour

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 18, 2014

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... 1/4 so we could each try a little bite. The meat was cooked in pork fat, so since Tom is allergic, he opted out. (how convenient!) It actually wasn't that bad, kind of tasted like Steak Ums. Salvatore also took us to a popular place for the younger crowd and we got a typical after dinner drink. It was a mix of marsala wine and some other wine. It was very loud and crowded-thirty years ago we would have fit right in! He also took us ...

Cooking with the Duchess

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 17, 2014

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... class. We also made swordfish rolls. These are very popular in Sicily and we saw them throughout the markets. The recipe says to ask your fishmonger to slice the swordfish as thin as possible. Don't think this is happening in Asheville! (Notice the picture of the swordfish being sliced. ) The bell pepper, caper and black olive salad was good. We baked the peppers in a very hot oven until they were blackened on all sides and then covered them with plastic wrap to make moisture. ...

Great day in Sicily

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 16, 2014

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... started in 424 BC, but was never finished. We also hiked to the top of the hill to a Greek Theater for a terrific view of the hillside and the sea. After Segsta we headed to Marsala. Tom had found a winery that made marsala wine, which is a sweet desert wine. In the U.S, we mostly use one variety of it for cooking, but there are some very good drinking wines as well. We had a tour and then a tasting. We continued on to Trapani, a busy port ...

Palermo - Special Place in Sicily

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe on Jun 22, 2014

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... his Vespa. I loved the ride!!!

Palermo Centre Pepe gave me a map and showed me what I could visit for the afternoon. It wasn't much fun walking under the scorching summer heat in Palermo. I started at the Massimo Theatre. After going to Quatro Canti (four corners), the grand Fontana Pretoria, and the Norman Church of San Cataldo built in 12th century, I took a break for lunch at the rough neighborhood of Ballaro. The streets were ...

The Corleone of the anti-mafia

A travel blog entry by pao.pao on Jun 06, 2014

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... and therefore Navarra decided to kill him with an injection of air, blaming his death on complications of the fever.
A few years after this happening, Luciano Liggio, together with Bernando Provenzano and Tot˛ Riina, decided to overthrow Navarra as head of the mafia of Corleone: in the city center there was a shooting that lasted for about 45 minutes, during which Navarra got killed.

The "Bottega della LegalitÓ" - "Laboratory of Legality" - is in a house that used to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Partanna area of Palermo, is near Shrine of Santa Rosalia, Museo Etnografico Pitre, Bowling and Games, and Mercato ortofrutticolo.
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